Unable to install cygwin setup.exe - need help.

Morgan Gangwere 0.fractalus@gmail.com
Thu Oct 11 16:23:00 GMT 2007


On 10/11/07, Larry Hall (Cygwin) <Truley Epic> wrote:
> Dave Korn wrote:
> > On 11 October 2007 13:16, Larry Hall (Cygwin) wrote:
> >
> >> nbaski@nitt.edu wrote:
> >>> Hi,
> >>>
> >>>   I was trying to setpup Cygwin in my PC. I tried with many mirror site
> >>> near to me. But, I get the following error messgae from all the mirror
> >>> site:
> >>>
> >>>   Unable to get setup.ini from "mirror site" (all that I added during
> >>> installation).
> >>>
> >>>   Could you please, let me know how to resolve this problem.
> >>
> >> Try a different mirror site.
> >
> > Try a mirror site that's different to all sites? Sounds a bit Zen. What
> > is  the mirror site that is different from all mirror sites?
>
> The OP mentioned "I tried with many mirror site (sic) near to me."  So "all
> the mirror site (sic)" applies in the context of the previous statement.
> That's not to say that the problem couldn't be on the local end as you
> suggested though Dave.

to OP:
check that your firewall is not blocking the executable -- Comodo can
be really aggressive with applications it thinks are bad.

Another idea is that if you have a firewall that has an "allow all"
setting, check that.

Also, check to make sure that your antivirus is not interferring with
the installer.



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